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How Can You Influence Change?
In Spark's monthly Investment Committee meetings, we mainly focus on how to pool our resources to source and manage Spark's investments in women-led grassroots organizations. Together, we've given grants and services to over 150 organizations in more than 35 countries. Together, we've made a difference for women and girls around the world through democractized philanthropy.
Spark is committed to activating young professionals to advance gender equality - through philanthropy and beyond. We want to ensure the voices of Spark's members are heard and can affect change at the policy level. We want you to influence change.
Join Spark for a special workshop with the Women's Foundation of California to learn how a bill becomes a law. During this workshop, we will learn about five pieces of legislation that will benefit women in California put together by the Foundation's Women's Policy Institute (WPI). More effective than a single lobby group, WPI amplifies the voices of women throughout the state, training them to be policy advocates and champions for women's rights and equity. The five teams from the current year's program will present their current bills and share with you how you can help make them a reality. Information about the Spark lobby day*, concurrent with a WPI Retreat on Tuesday, May 3rd will also be discussed.
*If you would like to join Spark for our first Lobby Day at the Capitol on May 3, please email email@example.com. Lobby day is an all day delegation, leaving San Francisco in the AM for Sacramento and staying through the evening. We will lobby at the Capitol during the day with WPI alumni and join the current fellows and legislators for a cocktail reception in the evening, before returning to San Francisco. This is a great opportunity to ignite change at the policy level. Limited space is available.
Are there ID requirements & must I register in advance?
YES. Each guest must bring ID and you must RSVP ahead of time to ensure you are on the security list.
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*Spark is a 501(c)(3) organization and all ticket purchases are tax deductible.